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  • “Paul is a gifted investigator who has actively promoted professionalism and continuing education within our industry. He is a member of The National Association of Legal Investigators and is a Past National Director. He is a writer and a Managing Editor at “The Legal Investigator” Magazine and has been involved in some high profile cases. He has offered support, guidance and encouragement to me for which I am very grateful. Paul is one of the very best.” — Kathleen Cunningham, Certified […]

    Recommendation for Heartland from Kathleen Cunningham, Certified Medical Legal Consultant

    “Paul is a gifted investigator who has actively promoted professionalism and continuing education within our industry. He is a member of The National Association of Legal Investigators and is a Past National Director. He is a writer and a Managing Editor at “The Legal Investigator” Magazine and has been involved in some high profile cases. He has offered support, guidance and encouragement to me for which I am very grateful. Paul is one of the very best.” — Kathleen Cunningham, Certified […]
  • “I have known Paul professionally for over 20 years. The credit investigative services that Heartland provided were essential to the success of my businesses of commercial lending, loan servicing, collections, workouts and liquidation. Paul is extremely personable and professional. He clearly understands the needs of lenders and creditors. The reports provided by Paul’s group are detailed, easy to use, and priced appropriately. I highly recommend Paul as a very strong service provider.” — Gary Nelson, Commercial Lending Industry

    Recommendation for Heartland from Gary Nelson, Commercial Lending Industry

    “I have known Paul professionally for over 20 years. The credit investigative services that Heartland provided were essential to the success of my businesses of commercial lending, loan servicing, collections, workouts and liquidation. Paul is extremely personable and professional. He clearly understands the needs of lenders and creditors. The reports provided by Paul’s group are detailed, easy to use, and priced appropriately. I highly recommend Paul as a very strong service provider.” — Gary Nelson, Commercial Lending Industry
  • Since 1991 Heartland has been the Midwest leader in business, financial, and legal investigative services. Based in Minneapolis, we offer a full range of client-focused and cost effective services from some of the nation’s leading investigators.

    Heartland Investigative Group

    Since 1991 Heartland has been the Midwest leader in business, financial, and legal investigative services. Based in Minneapolis, we offer a full range of client-focused and cost effective services from some of the nation’s leading investigators.
  • HCS offers protective and preventative services that scores of business have come to depend on. From uniformed security officers to the most discreet executive consultation, we are dedicated to unwavering professionalism, state-of-the-art technology, training, and a clear-eyed assessment of the risks our clients face.

    Heartland Corporate Security

    HCS offers protective and preventative services that scores of business have come to depend on. From uniformed security officers to the most discreet executive consultation, we are dedicated to unwavering professionalism, state-of-the-art technology, training, and a clear-eyed assessment of the risks our clients face.
  • For over 20 years, we’ve provided senior level executives with the competitive intelligence and due diligence they need to make better decisions. When hiring, acquiring, litigating or firing, those with the best intel win… always.

    Heartland Corporate Intelligence

    For over 20 years, we’ve provided senior level executives with the competitive intelligence and due diligence they need to make better decisions. When hiring, acquiring, litigating or firing, those with the best intel win… always.
  • EPS Tactical Training Group won’t protect you; it trains the people who do. From personal security training, firearms, and use of force, EPS offers a schedule of classes, seminars, and hands-on training that will put you, your employees, and your company at the ready.

    EPS Tactical Training Group

    EPS Tactical Training Group won’t protect you; it trains the people who do. From personal security training, firearms, and use of force, EPS offers a schedule of classes, seminars, and hands-on training that will put you, your employees, and your company at the ready.
  • Heartland Companies: Certified Fraud Examiners, Certified Protection Professionals, Founding Member of the Investigative & Security Professionals for Legislative Action (ISPLA), Certified Legal Investigators, Associate Member of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota

    Heartland Companies: Certified Fraud Examiners, Certified Protection Professionals, Founding Member of the Investigative & Security Professionals for Legislative Action (ISPLA), Certified Legal Investigators, Associate Member of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota
  • Nothing like a bridge collapse to test your skills. As one of the first retained private investigators at the Interstate 35W bridge disaster, Heartland’s CEO, Paul Jaeb, realized how years heading Minnesota’s premier investigative firm made it possible for him to gather the facts under the most chaotic of conditions. Paul founded Heartland Investigative Group in 1991. His leadership is guided by his wide-ranging experience in legal investigations, background profiling, corporate fraud investigations and security consulting. He has solved dozens […]

    Our Leadership

    Nothing like a bridge collapse to test your skills. As one of the first retained private investigators at the Interstate 35W bridge disaster, Heartland’s CEO, Paul Jaeb, realized how years heading Minnesota’s premier investigative firm made it possible for him to gather the facts under the most chaotic of conditions. Paul founded Heartland Investigative Group in 1991. His leadership is guided by his wide-ranging experience in legal investigations, background profiling, corporate fraud investigations and security consulting. He has solved dozens […]
  • Tom Jaeb has conducted or managed over 15,000 investigations in his 18+ years as a professional investigator with Heartland. He is responsible for the daily operations and manages a staff of 15 highly specialized investigators including former law enforcement agents, Certified Fraud Examiners, CPAs, attorneys, and forensic specialists. Tom is a member of the Council of International Investigators (CII) and recently received his certification as a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist. Tom is currently studying for the Professional Certified […]

    Our Leadership

    Tom Jaeb has conducted or managed over 15,000 investigations in his 18+ years as a professional investigator with Heartland. He is responsible for the daily operations and manages a staff of 15 highly specialized investigators including former law enforcement agents, Certified Fraud Examiners, CPAs, attorneys, and forensic specialists. Tom is a member of the Council of International Investigators (CII) and recently received his certification as a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist. Tom is currently studying for the Professional Certified […]
  • Kevin Eckhoff understands people – and their motivations.  His distinctive experience, earned from investigating patrons in the casinos of Las Vegas to managing felony level prisoners in the penal system of Minnesota, makes him an invaluable member of Heartland’s field staff.  He’s an experienced field investigator with a talent for getting witnesses to provide material information.

    Our Leadership

    Kevin Eckhoff understands people – and their motivations.  His distinctive experience, earned from investigating patrons in the casinos of Las Vegas to managing felony level prisoners in the penal system of Minnesota, makes him an invaluable member of Heartland’s field staff.  He’s an experienced field investigator with a talent for getting witnesses to provide material information.